Flash Backs (Uncorrected Proof)

ISBN: 0874771773
Los Angeles, CA: J. P. Tarcher, Inc., 1983. First Edition. Softcover. "...From his conception at West Point, "the night after alcohol became an illegal drug," through his own year as a cadet, from his life as an award-winning psychologist, to his ten-year jail sentence for possession of half an ounce of marijuana; from his dramatic prison escape and life as an international fugitive, through his present life as a lecturer and writer, Leary recounts with candor and iconoclastic humor one of the most singular lives of our times."(from back cover) The autobiography of Timothy Leary (1920-1995), the legendary-notorious Pied Piper of 1960s psychedelia whose name is synonymous with his coined phrase, "Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out." Leary crossed paths with & influenced all of the major countercultural figures, including William S. Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg among the Beats, & this book is rich with anecdotes about them & many others. This is a first edition, first printing, uncorrected proof with alternate "Probable publication date(s)" of May 30, 1983 & April 25, 1983; other prospective information on front cover & title page. With a sample of three photographs "...that will be used..." opposite copyright page. Large trade-format Softcover in special green wrappers. A very rare version of this collectible classic. In very fine condition with only very light fading/sunning esp. to edges of front cover; small bump-creases at corners of front, back covers; tiny amount of wear at edges of same & spine. Interior substantially mint except for tiny bumps at corners of first & last few page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #2714]

Price: $75.00

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